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News Colombia » People: UN: Violence in Colombia Has Displaced More Than 800 People

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/violence-in-colombia-has-displaced-more-than-800-people-un-says/4260822.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Violence by criminal gangs battling over drug trafficking areas has displaced more than 800 people in northwestern Colombia, the United Nations said. Areas previously controlled by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas, who ...

News Colombia » People: 822 People Victims of Forced Displacement in North Colombia: UN

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/822-People-Victims-of-Forced-Displacement-in-North-Colombia-UN-20180218-0016.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The United Nations Agency for Refugees expressed Sunday concern over the displacement of more than 800 campesinos and indigenous communities in the north-eastern region of Bajo Cauca, Antioquia over the past month. According to the communique, at least 822 ...

News Colombia » People: Years of warnings preceded deadly flood in southern Colombia

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/04/05/years-warnings-preceded-deadly-flood-in-southern-colombia.html
Publication date: uesday 04 April 2017

MOCOA, Colombia – People were caught off guard when a devastating flash flood surged through a small city in southern Colombia, but not everyone was surprised. Government agencies, land use experts, and environmental organizations had said for years that ...

News Colombia » People: Colombia: The end game

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleandpower/2014/12/colombia-end-game-part-one-20141223103849555774.html
Publication date: Sunday 28 December 2014

President Santos was re-elected in June after campaigning heavily on the peace ticket and across the country there is a feeling across the country that the Havana process might be Colombia's best chance to finally end this war. For this special People ...

News Colombia » People: Colombia must now 'contemplate the risk that peace will not be secured'

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/colombia-farc-and-peace-2015-7
Publication date: Saturday 11 July 2015

more than 50% of displaced people settle. If these shortcomings were not resolved, he said, Colombia "must contemplate the risk that peace will not be secured."

News Colombia » People: It’s Colombia, NOT Columbia!

News channel or source: http://nbclatino.com/2013/02/21/its-colombia-not-columbia-media-campaign-hopes-to-correct-common-mistake-of-countrys-name/
Publication date: hursday 21 February 2013

Since launching the social media campaign on February 8th, “It’s Colombia, NOT Columbia” has reached people in more than 50 countries, received nearly 7,000 likes on Facebook and countless mentions on Twitter through the hashtag #itscolombianotcolumbia.

News Colombia » People: Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-37537252
Publication date: Sunday 02 October 2016

In the town of Bojaya, where at least 119 people were killed when a church was hit by Farc mortar bombs, 96% of residents voted "yes". Colombia's capital, Bogota, also voted "yes" with 56%. The province of Vaupes, in the east of the country, also ...

News Colombia » People: Colombia's Displaced People Speak Out in New Oral History Collection

News channel or source: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/11456-colombias-displaced-people-speak-out-in-new-oral-history-collection
Publication date: uesday 11 September 2012

Before right-wing paramilitaries came to kill and torture the people of Emilia González's* farming community on Colombia's Caribbean coast ... that will help protect human rights there and help displaced people," said Schoening, "but obviously that's ...

News Colombia » People: Violence in Colombia has displaced more than 800 people - U.N.

News channel or source: http://news.trust.org/item/20180219141645-6wo1c/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Areas in the northwest previously controlled by FARC guerrillas have become flashpoints for fighting among crime gangs and the smaller ELN rebel group BOGOTA, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Violence by criminal gangs battling over drug trafficking areas has displaced ...